solo | exhibits

2019

History a Lie Commonly Agreed Upon, Windsor Art Gallery, Canada, Feb 9 – May 12, 2019


2018

Double Take: Films by Johan Grimonprez,  University of Hawaii Art Gallery, Manoa, Hawaii, Oct 21 – Dec 6, 2018

dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y, Center for Contemporary Art Kitakyushu, Japan, April 16 – May 18, 2018 

every day words disappear, VOID Contemporary Art Centre Derry, Ireland, Feb 3 – Mar 10, 2018


2017

All Memory is Theft, Flow 13, Han Nefkens & Antonio Tapies foundation Barcelona, Spain Dec. 2017 [ screening/lecture] 

Double Take, Ierimonti Gallery, Italy, Nov 5 2017

Time, a hesitant smile, CINEMATEK Brussels, Belgium, Oct 18 – Nov 30, 2017 (Retrospective)

dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y, Project Native Informant, London, United Kingdom, Jul. 20 2017

Tate’s Artist Rooms: Johan Grimonprez, Caithness Horizons Museum, Schotland, Mar 10 – Jun 4 2017

The illegal we do immediately, the unconstitutional takes a little longer, ltd los angeles, L.A. USA, Mar 25 – April 26 2017

| blue orchids |, The Gund Gallery, Kenyon College, USA, May 2 – Oct 8, 2017

| blue orchids |, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA, Jan 27 – Mar 11, 2017


2016

IDFA in het Stedelijk: Johan Grimonprez, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Nov. 2016

Dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y & No Man’s Land: Politics in the Sky – Skyjackers’ Series, Flatland Gallery Amsterdam, The Netherlands, Nov. 17 – Dec. 22, 2016

THE REAL DOUBLE, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, USA, October 2016


2015

It’s a Poor Sort of Memory That Only Works Backwards, SVA Chelsea Gallery, USA, Jan 17 – Jan 31 2015


2013

Johan Grimonprez: MAYBE THE SKY IS REALLY GREEN, AND WE’RE JUST COLOURBLIND, Ligne de Recherche de l’École Européenne Supérieure d’Art de Bretagne


2011

It’s a Poor Sort of memory that Only Works Backwards, S.M.A.K, Gent, Belgium, Oct 15, 2011 – Jan 8, 2012

HE MISTOOK THE GROUNDLIGHTS FOR STARS AND ASKED WHY THE AIRPLANE WAS FLYING UPSIDE DOWN, ltd los angeles, L.A. USA,  Feb 8 – March 24, 2011

Double Take, Ierimonti Gallery, Milano, Italy, Jan 16 – 28, 2011

It’s a Ppoor Ssort of Mmemory that Oonly Wworks Bbackwards, The Blaffer Gallery, the Art Museum of the University of Houston, USA, Jan 15 – March 26,  2011


2010

Double Take, Ierimonti Gallery, Milano, Italy, Nov 27, 2010 – Jan 01, 2011

Sometimes a Cigar is just a Cigar, Voges Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany, June 1 – Aug 21, 2010

Johan Grimonprez, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland, May 22 – July 10, 2010

Double Take, DocForthnight, MoMA, New York, USA, March 3, 2010

Looking for Alfred, Cinémathèque Québecoise, Montréal, Canada, Jan 7 – Feb 14, 2010 (solo show – screenings)


2009

Johan Grimonprez, Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Sweden, March 28 – June 7, 2009

Double Take, Sean Kelly Gallery New York, USA, Feb 6 – March 14, 2009 (solo show – screening)


2008

dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA, Feb 12 – 24, 2008 (solo show – screening)


2007

J’ai oublié mon parapluie, Galerie Kamel Mennour, Paris, Oct 18 – Nov 30, 2007 (solo show – screening)

Le ciel est peut être vert et nous daltoniens, Le Plateau Espace Experimental / Frac Ile-de-France, France, Sept 13 – Oct 13, 2007 (solo show – screening)

Johan Grimonprez, Retrospektive, Pinakothek der Moderne, Münich, Germany, May 10 – Aug 19, 2007 (solo show – screening – publication)


2006

But The Cups Never Grew To Be Kettles, Erna Hécey Gallery, Brussels, Belgium, Dec 16, 2005 – Feb 9, 2006 (solo show – screening)


2005

Johan Grimonprez, Looking f or Alfred, Moderna Museet, Sweden, May 1 – June 1, 2005  (solo show – screening)

Johan Grimonprez, Looking for Alfred, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium, March 4 – April 3, 2005 (solo show – screening)

Johan Grimonprez, Looking for Alfred, Mead Gallery, University of Warwick Arts Centre, UK, Feb 14 – March 8, 2005 (solo show – screening)


2004

Johan Grimonprez, Looking for Alfred, The Photografers’ Gallery, London, UK, Dec 9, 2004 – Jan 9, 2005 (solo show – screening)

Looking for Alfred, a film project by Johan Grimonprez, part of Revolution/Restoration Part II, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium, Dec 19, 2004  (solo show – screening)

Johan Grimonprez: Looking for Alfred, Photographers Gallery, London, UK, Dec 8, 2004 – Jan 9, 2005  (solo show – screening)

We never tell everything, we always keep something for the next anthropologist, Johan Grimonprez, Yvon Lambert, New York, USA, April 30- May 29, 2004  (solo show – screening)

HOLLYWOOD Flag Raising Ceremony, Hollywood Hills House, USA, Feb 8, 2004


2003

dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y, The Essor Gallery, London, UK, Nov 29 – Jan 25, 2003 (solo show – screening)

Remo, Osaka, Japan, Oct 26 – Nov 2, 2003 (solo show – screening)

Kojimachi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, April, 2003 (solo show – screening)

During Commercial Break…, web project introduced by Johan Grimonprez, Argos Brussels, Belgium, March 14, 2003


2002

How do we know the sky isn’t really green and we’re just colorblind?, videolibrary at the Santa Monica Museum of Art (SMMOA), Los Angeles, USA, April 20 – June 9, 2002 (solo show – screening)


2001

Maybe the sky is green and we’re just colorblind, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark, June 1 – July 7, 2001 (website)

I’m a bit like you, I’m a bit in the clouds, Impakt/ Flatland Gallery, Utrecht, The Netherlands, May 25 – June 17, 2001 (website)


2000

Erna-Hécey Gallery, Luxemburg, Nov 10 – Dec 31, 2000

Deitch Projects, New York, USA, Oct 12 – Nov 4, 2000

House of Contemporary Arts, Trafó, Budapest, Oct, 2000

Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen, Denmark, Oct, 2000

Maybe the sky is green and we’re just colorblind, videolounge, Stedelijk Museum voor Aktuele Kunst (S.M.A.K.), Ghent, Belgium, Sept 23 – Dec 5, 2000 (catalogue – website)

Magnetoscopio, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Sept, 2000

Atomium, Brussels, Belgium, Sept 23, 2000

Centro Galego Arte Contemporanea (CGAC), Santiago de Compostela, Spain, July 29 – Sept 17, 2000 (catalogue)

Museum für Neue Kunst/ Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany, July 6, 2000

Your Words Have Reached My Ears, Anthony d’Offay Gallery, London, June 9 – 23, 2000 (website)

INSERT COMMERCIAL HERE, videolounge at The Kitchen, New York, USA, April 14 – 29, 2000


1999

Oakville Gallery, Oakville, Toronto, Canade, Aug 14 – Oct 3, 1999

Casino d’Art Contemporain, Luxembourg, July 22 – 23, 1999

Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, June 5 – July 18, 1999 (publication)

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, April 29, 1999

Australian Center for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia, March 19 – April 11, 1999


1998

Gallery 227, Jan van Eyck Academy, Maastricht, The Netherlands, Oct, 1998 – May, 1999 (publication – website)

We must be over the rainbow…, Centro Galego Arte Contemporanea (CGAC), Santiago de Compostela, Spain, Sept 24 – Nov 15, 1998 (monography)

Gallery for Contemporary Art, Cambridge, USA, Sept 15, 1998

Chapter Art Center, Cardiff, UK, July 6 – 27, 1998

La Caixa, Barcelona, Spain, May 20, 1998

Centro Cultural do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, April 28 – May 3, 1998

Musée du Jeu de Paume, Paris, France, March 23, 1998

Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, March 4 – April 1, 1998

Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, USA, Feb 25 – 28, 1998

Bild Museet, Umea, Sweden, Feb 14 – April 19, 1998

Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany, Feb 15, 1998

dial H-I-S-T-O-R-Y, Anthony d’Offay Gallery, London, UK, Jan 30 – March 7, 1998 (website)

Münchener Kunstverein, München, Germany, Jan 23 – 25, 1998

Ludwig-Suermondt Museum, Aachen, Germany, 1998


1997

Galleri Riis, Oslo, Norway, Nov 29 – Dec 17, 1997

Kiasma Museum of Modern Art, Helsinki, Finland, Nov 25, 1997

Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen (MUHKA), Belgium, Nov 23, 1997

Palais des Beaux Arts / Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels, Belgium, Nov 12 – 14, 1997

Prends Garde! A Jouer au fantôme, on le devient, De Beursschouwburg, Brussels, Belgium, Nov, 1997

Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen, Denmark, Oct 31, 1997 – Jan 11, 1998

Museu da Republica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Oct 21, 1997

Deitch Projects, New York, USA, Sept 9 – 27, 1997

Prends Garde! A Jouer au fantôme, on le devient, MNAM, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France, June 4 – Sept 29, 1997 (publication – website)


1995

Beware! In playing the phantom you become one, Vereniging van het Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent, Belgium, March 17 – April 1, 1995 (publication)


1994

It wil be all right if you come again, only next time don’t bring any gear except a tea kettle, Antichambres, Les Expositions du Palais des Beaux-Arts/ Tentoonstellingen van het Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels, Belgium, April 14 – June 5, 1994 (monography)


1994

YYZ Gallery, Toronto, Canada, Nov 24 – Dec 18, 1993